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Business

Fast Company’s redesign gave me a headache

Fast Company homepage

Fast Company redesigned their site, adding social features. I must admit that when I first heard about the redesign I wondered if this was another example of a traditional company trying to hop on board with the latest thing (social features). I decided to check it out.

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Business

Shut up. Look. Listen. THINK. Now talk.

How many times have you noticed someone start a conversation online and was shocked by the obvious response by those commenting?

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Business Technology

If A-listers stopped blogging for a week

Dave Winer poses an interesting question: Wouldn’t it be interesting if every certified A-lister, by convention, didn’t blog during the third week of every month. What if that idea caught on? Yes Dave, that would be interesting…in an amusing but disastrous type of way. Memeorandum wouldn’t update for a week (and sites like them). Many […]

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Business TalkTyme

Tyme’s Thoughts: Tags

MovableType released a tag plug-in. In this post Anil referred to a post by Jeffrey Zeldman about tags which I agree with 100%. Here is an excerpt: The less brainy and more pressing problem is that with tag clouds, topics either gain immediate, widespread traction with the public, or they disappear from the cloud. Once […]

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Business

My Thoughts: Embarrassing Yourself Part 2

Robert Scoble responded [website no longer online] to my post about embarrassing yourself. His comments are down, so I’m going to post about them here, with confidence he’ll find this post. 🙂 I agree 100% about getting to know a blogger and a personal blog is a good way to do that. However, a business […]

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Business

My Thoughts: Robert’s statement on embarrassing yourself

I separated this because it’s a different topic. Robert Scoble posted this on his blog [radio.weblogs.com no longer online]: By the way, what’s wrong with embarrassing yourself? If you really are going to be transparent and react to a global conversation that happens within minutes you’re bound to embarrass yourself. It’s what you do after […]

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Business Technology

Where has the professionalism gone?

I found out about the FeedDemon Newsgator deal because I was looking through my feeds yesterday catching up on news. The first thing I did was check my email to see if there was some sort of announcement from Nick. Nothing. The next thing I did was contact a couple of people who I know […]

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Business Technology

AOL just keeps screwing up

AOL is offering free email: yes another company offering 2GB storage. The only difference (supposedly) is that paid AOL users see an ad at the bottom and AIM users see an ad at the top. WRONG! Screw up #1 – As a paying customer I should see an ad at all. Screw up #2 – […]